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CSPAN
Jul 26, 2013 12:00pm EDT
quote penalty for the former national security agency systems analyst edward snowden. reports say mr. snowden filed papers seeking asylum in russia on the grounds he will return to the u.s. and would face the death penalty.
CNN
Jul 31, 2013 4:00pm PDT
quote a user does on the internet. and the article explained a top secret national security agency program allows analysts to search through vast databases containing e-mails, online chats and the browsing histories of millions of individuals according to the documents provided by whistleal blower edward snowden. >> it is good news and let me tell you why it is. what the guardian was trying to describe today was a tool that
CSPAN
Jul 24, 2013 5:00pm EDT
quote administration. that's no emails, no -- by the national security agency. that's no emails, no skype or the contents may be recorded or
CSPAN
Jul 24, 2013 5:00pm EDT
quote that's no emails, no skype or the contents may be recorded or collected by the national security agency. enough. epeat that that's the intent of this amendment. i want to make clear to everyone that contrary to the suggestions of some that the n.s.a. has not been acting outside the scope of its authorities. the metadata program is carefully designed with prayer layers of oversight by all three branches of government. this is precisely the way our government ought to operate with input from article 1 and article 2 and article 3 of the united states constitution. it's of course our duty to
PBS
Jul 26, 2013 5:30pm PDT
russia that former national security agency contractor edward snowden will not face the death penalty for espionage. the correspondence is seen as an attempt to prevent russia from treating snowden as a refugee and granting him asylum. officials at the u.s. justice department say attorney general eric holder sent the letter to his russia counterpart alexander konovalov on tuesday. holder wrote that snowden is charged with leaking classified information. but he mentioned that snowden would not be tortured or face capital punishment even if he returns to the united states. the attorney general said the charges snowden faces do not carry that penalty. the letter is an apparent reaction to concern expressed by snowden in his application for asylum that he may be sentenced to death if he returns to the u.s. >>> prosecutors in egypt say they'll question ousted president mohamed morsi over allegations he worked with an islamic group to orchestrate jail breaks. whether he helped hamas with jail uprisings two years ago. militants launched attacks on prisons and police stations in 2011 allowing
LINKTV
Aug 1, 2013 3:00pm PDT
, national security agency whistleblower edward snowden has been given one year temporary political asylum in russia. he reportedly has artie left the moscow airport where he has been holed up for over a month. on wednesday, the guardian newspaper revealed details about another secret nsa program called xkeyscore, based on the documents provided by snowden, xkeyscore allows analysts to search with no prior authorization through vast databases containing e-mails, online chat and the browsing histories of millions of individuals. according to a slight presentation provided to the guardian by whistleblower edward snowden, xkeyscore gives analyst real-time access to nearly everything a typical user does on the internet. in its own training materials, in essay calls at its widest reaching system for developing intelligence from the internet. while the program is supposed to target overseas internet users, the guardian reports it provides the technological capability, if not the legal authority, the target even americans for extensive electronic surveillance without a warrant. edward snow
PBS
Jul 31, 2013 5:30pm PDT
details of government intelligence programs. the former national security agency contractor has been holed up at a moscow airport transit zone for more than a month. he has applied for asylum in russia. his father told russia's state-run tv on wednesday he declined an fbi offer to fly to russia. >> i'm anxious, anxious to talk to him. the fbi had offered me the opportunity, they asked me if i wanted to fly to moscow some time ago, and under the circumstances, i did not want to go. >> speaking from a u.s. studio, snowden said he doesn't trust the fbi and doesn't want to be used as a tool to put psychological pressure on his son. >> i feel that russia has the strength and resolve and conviction to protect my son, to keep him out of the reach of those who would wish him harm. that's why, if it were me, i would stay in russia. >> lon snowden spoke to the u.s. media recently and made no mention of the fbi's approach. >>> washington has been left shaken by the actions of edward snowden and by criticism about u.s. intelligence agencies gathering confidential information around the world. th
PBS
Jul 31, 2013 5:00pm PDT
governments and u.s. citizens in the name of national security. nhk spoke with the former head of the national security agency and the central intelligence agency, michael hayden who began working in intelligence while serving in the air force. former president george w. bush appointed him as a member of the cia in 2006. his mission was to strengthen information gathering capabilities. hayden oversaw the controversial surveillance of domestic communication carried out without warrants. snowden's case he said is very different from any other information leak in the past. >> it's not a glass of water or a bucket of water or a cup of water. that's bad enough. what snowden revealed is what i call the plumbing. he revealed how it isry acquire information and the sources and the methods we use to go out and get this data for the safety and for the liberty of american citizens. >> snowden first took refuge in hong kong before flying to moscow. he suspects that snowden may have leaked confidential information to officials in china and russia. >> i do know both the chinese and the russian services are sophisticated. and t
CBS
Jul 25, 2013 4:00am PDT
has won the first legislative showdown over the national security agency's controversial domestic spying program. last night a narrowly divided house defeated a measure that would scale back just how much information nsa could gather from the citizens. tara mergener is in washington with more. good morning, tara. >> good morning, anne-marie. the white house is pushing hard against limiting the nsa power and in winning this legislative round. the president was backed by some unlikely allies. 134 house republicans. the amendment is not adopted. >> by a 217-205 vote the house rejected an amendment that would strip away some of the national security agency's ability to collect telephone data from hundreds of millions of americans. the amendments supporters wanted them to identify a specific target before collecting data. >> rein in problems, or get a probable cause or stay out of our lives. >> they pitted republican against republican and democrat versus democrat. supporters of the surveillance program say it's a necessary tool to keep the u.s. safe from potential terror attacks. >> l
PBS
Aug 1, 2013 2:30pm PDT
. >> edward snowden has lifted the lid on the mass electronic surveillance by the u.s. national security agency. a program that has been collecting internet data since 2007. america is seeking him on multiple charges including theft of government property and unauthorized indication of defense information. there are more revelations of snowden in the guardian newspaper suggesting that britain has received 100 million pounds of funding from the u.s. intelligence services. by granting edward snowden asylum the kremlin is making a cracking nation. it is moving several games ahead in a diplomatic game of chess. president cute and will not want to alien out. -- will not want to alienate president obama. there was supposed to be a summit between the two leaders. now, that is in jeopardy. >> we are disappointedth russians would take the step despite the request to have mr. snowden expelled to the u.s. do face the charges against him. >> relations between the two .ountries were already bad today, after a deliberate maneuver by president putin, they took a turn for the worse. unhappy white house. i discuss
PBS
Jul 31, 2013 6:00pm PDT
classified documents today outlining the national security agency's massive collection of domestic phone records. good evening, i'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight: the release comes amid reports of a new n.s.a. spying program on internet activity. we look at the latest revelations and the secret court at the center of the controversy. >> ifill: then, ben bernanke's tenure as federal reserve chairman nears its end, as the debate over who will replace him begins. we examine how that choice could affect the economic recovery. >> brown: egypt's government ordered police to take all means necessary to disband protests in support of the ousted president. margaret warner explores the potential for violence and the actions of the new military rule. >> ifill: and in india, child labor is outlawed, but a staggering number of children still toil away. fred de sam lazaro reports on efforts to change that practice. >> the combination of official and middle-class indifference, and dire poverty, drives perhaps 50 million children into the workplace. some as young
CNN
Jul 31, 2013 4:00pm PDT
9,000 cases of misconduct by employees of the tsa. let's go outfront. >>> the national security agency under fire again for its spying programs. today the obama administration declassified and released three documents outlining the phone and internet data collection programs. right before that agency's deputy director faced tough questions on capitol hill about edward snowden. >> for a 29-year-old school dropout to come in and take out massive, massive amounts of data, it is obvious that there weren't adequate controls. has anyone been fired? >> not yet. >> who double checked snowden? >> there are checks at multiple levels. >> obviously failed. >> outfront tonight general hayden who ran the nsa until 2005. thank you very much for being with us. i want to start with the back and forth that you heard there. obviously as you heard and nearly half a million private contractors have access to top secret classified information. that is a lot of nongovernment employees. in snowden's case there was a failure somewhere. should someone be fired? >> i don't know the fine print. you had the deputy direc
CBS
Jul 28, 2013 8:30am PDT
national security agency surveillance program, colorado senator mark udall says it needs to be severely reined in. we'll talk to him and house intelligence committee chairman mike rogers, who says no way. >> 54 times this and the other program stopped and thwarted terrorist attacks both here and in europe saving real lives. it this isn't a game. this is real. >> schieffer: it wouldn't be summer without a scandal or two and we'll get analysis on the latest in the anthony weiner saga from gather, dee dee myers, and michael gerson, columnist for the "washington post." sports columnist bob nightengale of "usa today" and bill rhoden of the "new york times" are here with the latest on the baseball steroid scandal. and we'll have a report from seth doane, who's just winding up a visit to north korea on the 60th anniversary on the end of the korean war. spies, scandals, and it's all ahead on "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: and good morning, again. it has been a horrendous weekend in egypt, v
CBS
Jul 30, 2013 5:30pm PDT
these cases raise is, how is it that an army private and one of the guys on the national security agency's p.t. help desk could wind up with access to some of the nation's most closely guarded secrets? bob orr has been investigating that part of the story. here is his report. eporeporter: after the 9/11 attacks were blamed on the government's failure to connect the dots, the c.i.a., f.b.i. and ciher intelligence agencies were ordered to exchange more classified information. it was all about stopping the next attack. but that also meant the secrets were shared with more people. te of them army private bradley manning. >> it frightened me when i was running counterintelligence because i predicted this kind of disaster. nd reporter: joe brenner was the national security agency's top counterintelligence official. offie he supports increased breing brenner says too many people have too much access. t the pressure to share everything after 9/11 was relentless. le came from the congress. it came from the white house. it came from the heads of fgencies. >> reporter: so in an effort to tare intelligenc
CBS
Aug 1, 2013 4:00am PDT
national security moves to the white house. president obama meets with a bipartisan group of lawmakers to discuss the national security agency's sweeping surveillance program. meanwhile the british paper that first revealed the program has published documents that appear to show the nsa can sift through e-mails, online chats, and browsing histories to just about any american without a warrant. and during testimony to congress yesterday it was revealed that an investigation into one phone call could involve millions of americans. susan mcginnis is in washington. susan, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. yeah. that's called hop analysis. where the nsa can look at someone's phone records, everyone he or she has called, everyone who's called them and that's how you lead to millions of different records being looked at. now, many here on capitol hill are expressing alarm on how sweeping these programs appear to be, and that's why the president is having them over today. president obama will meet with lawmakers from both parties at the white house today to try to convince them that nsa surveillance of phone and internet activity keep
LINKTV
Jul 31, 2013 3:00pm PDT
an interview in australia recently. in order to function, the national security agency, cia, and so on, has to recruit people between the ages of 20 and 30. if they are technical, exposed to the internet, they have a certain view of what is just. they find in their jobs, the agency their work for do not behave in a legal, ethical, or moral manner. the writing is on the mall for these agencies. >> i want to quickly ask one more time, what does the verdict in the bradley manning case, facing 136 years in prison, what does that mean for you and wikileaks? you came up repeatedly in the trial. we know of a grand jury investigation of you in wikileaks in virginia. do you know if there is a sealed indictment for you, and what does this mean for your chance of getting out? withsed on conversations the doj, between the u.s. lawyers and the doj spokesperson, we know a lot. d.a.,cbride, the virginia probable than not, there is indictment, the result of their behavior. as this proceeds related to the manning case, we will continue to fight that. we now have a lot of people in this coalition. th
FOX News
Jul 25, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. dulcolax. predictable over-night relief you can count on. >>> national security versus spying on america. yesterday the house voted 217-205 to defeat, defeat a proposal. it would have reined in the national security agency. close issue but it's still red hot. should them be spying on american citizens. brad author of the best-selling novel "hidden order." >> i have a problem with people like bradley giving information to wikileaks and snowden giving information to americans. >> we had somebody on here, an attorney who actually takes those things on. i agree they went out of the loop and deserve what they get. >> absolutely. >> but when you have a national security agency shrouded in it, part of your job is knowing. do you know if these guys are reading e-mails? >> the stuff that snowden uncovered is only the tip of the iceberg. the technology they want to bring online is terrifying. in 1975 we had frank church warn us on "meet the press" if nsa ever takes giant listening ears and turns on the united states there will be no turning back. what happened after 9/11, the nsa turned those big ears in on all of us. >> do you think they're reading private ooemts? >> no. thing they're storing them. we saw pete king say
FOX News
Aug 1, 2013 4:00pm PDT
decision to give temporary asylum to edward snowden. his attorney says the national security agency leaker left the moscow airport today with the new russian passport after spending more than a month in the transit zone there new york senator chuck schumer says moscow has stabbed us in the back. and president obama should recommend moving this year's g-20 summit out of russia. wendell goler live for us tonight outside othe white house. wendell, the white house does say it is reconsidering a one-on-one meeting between presidents obama and putin. >> well, harris that meeting had been penciled in around the time of the g-20 economic summit in st. petersburg early next month. president obamas and putin were to go to moscow for one-on-one talks. now officials here suggest there might not be much to talk about. >> i don't have a scemgdzing announcement for you today. obviously this is not a positive development. and we have a wide range of interests with the russians. and we are evaluating the utility of a summit. >> carney made clear the u.s. is not evaluating the utility of the u.s. russian re
LINKTV
Jul 29, 2013 8:00am PDT
headquarters of the national security agency, fort meade, a thetary base, -- talk about trouble that you have with the internet, and what is your ability to work? describe what happens in the courtroom, in the media center, and can you go on-line there? the public affairs office here says it is because of commercial internet issues with comcast. we're not allowed to go on line. the fact of the matter is, we have to go outside in order to file. let's say something dramatic happens in the court room. we cannot publish anything, even send an e-mail. we have to leave the media operations center, get our phone out of the car, and then send something. e also have to look back -- there was a period of almost eight months when it was simply a small cadre of independent journalists where we did not have a media center where transcripts or pen and paper, and were tried to get as much information about a trial, and motions related to aiding the enemy, whether the government a case forto create the trial. it was a surreal experience. wasne of the court artists banned in the last few days from coming onto
FOX
Jul 25, 2013 4:30am PDT
amendment that would have curb it had reach of the national security agency. criticized for surveillance programs for millions of americans. the obama administration argued the programs protect national security and amendment lost by votes. >>> a bipartisan group of senators reached a deal aiding college students though. the compromise measure caps the rates on college loans. undergrad students pay a rate of 8.5% last year. it would cap at 8.25% for students and then 10% for parents. >>> people he calls working middle class americans for the rest of his time in the white house including a boost to the federal minimum wage which is now $7.25 an hour. that hasn't increased since 2009. california's minimum wage is is $8 an hour. san francisco, it's $10.55 an hour and the highest in the country the president said working americans deserve a wage. >> no one in america should have to live in poverty. we need to raise the minimum wage. >> there was a rally for a higher minimum wage in berkeley last night. berkeley's labor commission discussing whether to raise minimum wage to match
CBS
Jul 30, 2013 12:00pm PDT
dangerous case of national security extremism from the obama administration. >>> another case of exposing classified government secrets the u.s. plans to declassify information about the national security agency's surveillance programs as early as today. the disclosure comes in the wake of the leaks by the former nsa worker edward snowden and bipartisan efforts from congress to end or change government surveillance programs. the documents would also include information about foreign intelligence surveillance court. >>> the lead negotiator is back from vacation and for the very first time in more than a week, bart leaders and union workers were able to hammer out a compromise before sunday night's deadline. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran tells us the latest salary proposal from each sideshows they are still far apart, though. >> reporter: bart and the unions walked back into the caltrans district 4 building to start another round of talks. leo ruiz couldn't talk. >> we have five days left. >> reporter: the current contract offer was given to the union addressing sticking points including 8% raise over four years. >> we took out all the qualifications on some markers what's the economy like, ridership. we took
PBS
Jul 31, 2013 2:30pm PDT
security agency's massive collection of domestic phone records. good evening, i'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight: the release comes amid reports of a new n.s.a. spying program on internet activity. we look at the latest revelations and the secret court at the center of the controversy. >> ifill: then, ben bernanke's tenure as federal reserve chairman nears its end, as the debate over who will replace him begins. we examine how that choice could affect the economic recovery. >> brown: egypt's government ordered police to take all means necessary to disband protests in support of the ousted president. margaret warner explores the potential for violence and the
PBS
Jul 24, 2013 5:30pm PDT
the national security agency. earlier this year he leaked details of government surveillance programs to the press. he's wanted by u.s. authorities. he has been holed up in the airport's transit zone for more than a month. a lawyer helped snowden file his request for asylum early last week. he says immigration authorities usually grant documents that allow asylum seekers to move into the country one week after application. >> translator: the former nsa contractor intends to study russia's culture, find work in russia and travel across russia. >> he says snowden eventually intends to move on to a latin american country where he intends to obtain permanent asylum. the u.s. authorities have been pushing russian counterparts to return snowed on the the u.s. they say they made it clear they want him to face charges of espionage. >> we've seen, of course, the press reports and are seeking clarification from the russian government. obviously, any move that would allow mr. snowden to leave the airport would be deeply disappointed. >> she said secretary of state john kerry had telepho
NBC
Aug 1, 2013 4:30am PDT
in what's called hop analysis, the national security agency admits its huge databases are sweeping up calls and e-mails of americans who talk to foreign targets. britain's "guardian" newspaper is reporting from whistle-blower edward snowden a program called ex-peace core that reportedly allows analysts to instantly read e-mails, track searches and read private messages without court approval. >> you want the person's e-mails for a week, all their internet searches for a month, whatever it is. it all pops up. you're just reading people's e-mails. >> it ought to be more transparent, more accountable. >> but the nsa and white house insists those searches are limited and legal. >> laura, you briefly mentioned him, the man accused of leaking all those classified government documents still hiding out this morning at the moscow airport. edward snowden reportedly now in good health. his father-in-law telling anderson cooper last night snowden's lawyer is open to working out a deal that would satisfy everybody in this case. the u.s., of course, wants snowden to return to america to face cha
LINKTV
Jul 25, 2013 2:00pm PDT
snooping activities of the u.s. national security agency in germany? assuming that chancellor merkel's chief of staff is correct in saying that germany did not actively provide the americans with massive amounts of private data, that is a relief, but what if authorities knew about it and just looked the other way? many germans believe the german government knows a lot more about this than it is letting on. >> there have been these allegations that chancellor angela merkel and her government knew about what was going on at long time before it became public. do you think that has damaged her reputation? is it going to hurt her at the polls when the national elections take lace in september? >> it's interesting -- a new poll came out on thursday showing that again, most germans do believe the government knows more about the snooping activities than it is letting on, but people also expect the german government to have secret intelligence that remains secret in the interests of security. so far, chancellor merkel does not seem to have suffered a knee political damage from this. her popular
PBS
Jul 25, 2013 6:30pm PDT
snooping activities of the u.s. national security agency in germany? assuming that chancellor merkel's chief of staff is correct in saying that germany did not actively provide the americans with massive amounts of private data, that is a relief, but what if authorities knew about it and just looked the other way? many germans believe the german government knows a lot more about this than it is letting on. >> there have been these allegations that chancellor angela merkel and her government knew about what was going on at long time before it became public. do you think that has damaged her reputation? is it going to hurt her at the polls when the national elections take lace in september? >> it's interesting -- a new poll came out on thursday showing that again, most germans do believe the government knows more about the snooping activities than it is letting on, but people also expect the german government to have secret intelligence that remains secret in the interests of security. so far, chancellor merkel does not seem to have suffered a knee political damage from this. her popular
NBC
Jul 31, 2013 5:00pm PDT
conference for computer experts the director of the national security agency defended the controversial surveillance of americans' phone and e-mail records. >> you lied to congress. why would we believe you are not lying to us right now? >> i haven't lied to congress. you need to understand what we are trying to do to defend the country. >> reporter: top members of president obama's security team faced similar questions during a hearing. >> we need straightforward answers. i am concerned we are not getting them. >> reporter: newly declassified daumts are providing a first look at the court order that authorized the nsa to collect all detailed records. another report indicates the agency can collect e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, times and dates but not the content of the calls. >> we will be looking forward to working with with with your committee and this committee to see if there are changes to be made. >> reporter: just last week the house narrowly defeated an effort to remove the program. also today edward snowden leased new materials about a u.s. surveillance program allowing
PBS
Aug 1, 2013 6:00am PDT
five weeks. the lawyer representing the national security agency contractor says russian immigration officials have granted him temporary asylum for one year. american authorities want snowden on charges of espionage for leaking details of the nsa surveillance programs. snowden has been holed up in the transit zone at moscow's airport since he arrived from hong kong on june 23rd. his lawyer gave an update on his status. >> translator: snowden has just left airport and has headed for a safer place. >> snowden had been asking russia for temporary asylum until he could relocate to latin america. some countries in that region have offered him political asylum. american authorities have been asking russian leaders to extradite him but the russians refused. snowden told the guardian newspaper and other media that nsa agents collect vast amounts of private internet and phone data at home and abroad. u.s. authorities defended the surveillance program saying they prevented terrorist attacks. >>> spokespersons for the russian presidential office say snowden entering russia will not have an imp
CSPAN
Jul 28, 2013 6:00pm EDT
committee. he has been a critic of the national security agency and its scope of data gathering. we invited him because there has been so much going on including a close house vote that aimed to somewhat curtailed the nsa and its data gathering methods. ed o'keefe is a congressional reporter for "the washington post." >> you are one of the most vocal opponents. in march you raise the red flag for many of us when you wrote a letter with senator udall. americans would be stunned to know the extent of summit this government ease dropping. this is before edward snowden came out and revealed many of the details of the telephone and internet surveillance programs. were these two programs the extent of what you and senator udall were talking about or have they not yet been disclosed but you think americans would be stunned to learn about? >> you are not allowed to tap the truth out in morse code for these rules. i do have to stick to what senator udall and i have stated on the public record. when i did indicate that i thought the public would be stunned and angry when they learned how the patriot
ABC
Jul 31, 2013 6:00pm PDT
talk about it. next counsel meeting set for tuesday, august 6th. >> head of the national security agency got heckled by hackers today over recently disclosed surveillance. >> we stand for freedom >> i haven't lied to congress. >> the general appeared and says he was worried many people form an opinion of the agency by what they read in the papers not what is called he called facts. the man responsible for nsa activities getting into the paper, edward snowagain daens father appeared on russian television wirk his son had stayed in his job and given him grandchildren but says edward is a principled man, and urged him to stay in russia for protection. edward snowden has been charged with spying and stealing government information. >> the man found not guilty of killing trayvon martin in florida had a gun on him when a texas cop pulled him over. an officer in the north texas town pulled over george zimmerman on sunday. the officer can be heard telling zimmerman to slow down ske was letting him go with a warning and told zimmerman not to play with his handgun and put ate way. zimmerman's lawyers
CNN
Jul 31, 2013 7:00pm PDT
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PBS
Jul 30, 2013 11:00pm PDT
perfect storm here as these stories come out, what the national security agency is doing to help keep americans safe. but a lot of my countrymen are very concerned about this. but, frankly, charlie, i think if they understand the truth, if they really understand what n.s.a. is doing and how n.s.a. is doing it, i actually think this will end up in a very good place. right now, right now, a significant fraction of our countrymen believe the n.s.a. is reading their e-mails, the n.s.a. is recording their phone calls, and the n.s.a. has dossiers on all of them. none of that is true, but butt that's what they believe and that, frankly, is how the story has been portrayed in much of the media. >> rose: bradley manning has had his day in court and we see what the court has said. this is a military court. how is it different than it might have been otherwise? how does that military court work? >> actually, the courts under the uniform code of military justice, very strongly parallel our civilian court system. actually, in? somecases, charlie, you actually have more rights in the military
PBS
Jul 24, 2013 3:00pm PDT
the day. here's kwame holman. >> holman: russian media today reported national security agency leaker edward snowden now has obtained a document allowing him to enter russia. that allows him to leave the transit zone of moscow's airport where he's spent the past month. but snowden's attorney said he'll remain at the airport for now, until his asylum status in russia is finalized. >> ( translated ): the issue is not yet resolved. edward snowden hasn't been denied asylum status, but unfortunately the current situation is a truly unique one for russia. we have to account for the bureaucracy involved in the process so his documents are still being looked over. >> holman: in washington, a state department spokeswoman said snowden's movement from the airport would be deeply disappointing. she said secretary of state john kerry discussed the matter with russia's foreign minister today. the leader of egypt's military called today for mass demonstrations to show he has popular support to confront on- going violence. the army chief urged egyptians to demonstrate on friday in support of the army
LINKTV
Jul 25, 2013 3:00pm PDT
proposal to block the national security agency's bulk collection of data on all phone calls placed in the u.s. the mma to the annual tented on funding bill would have kept nsa phone spying to specific targets, instead of the mass dragnets currently in place. the measure brought together a broad group of republicans and progressive democrats for the first major showdown on government spying since edward snowden's leaks were disclosed last month. the vote was closer than did. the obama administration deployed a lobbying effort to reject the bill, sending nsa director general keith alexander to meet with lawmakers. in a separate vote, the house rejected a measure that would have blocked funding for perpetual war under the 2001 act authorizing the so-called war on terror. the national security agency whistleblower edward snowden remains at a moscow airport despite initial reports he had been granted permission to leave. he applied for temporary asylum in russia last week, after the obama administration revoked his passport, leaving him unable to travel to latin america where he is rece
CNN
Aug 1, 2013 1:00am PDT
battling to curb the national security agency on how easily they can access your online data. classified software that makes it as simple as point and click. >>> and o.j. simpson learns if he's getting paroled. there's also a very big case. parole does not mean freedom. we'll be right back. you know who you are. you can part a crowd, without saying a word... if you have yet to master the quiet sneeze... you stash tissues like a squirrel stashes nuts... well muddlers, muddle no more. try zyrtec®. it gives you powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than claritin® because zyrtec® starts working at hour one on the first day you take it. claritin® doesn't start working until hour three. zyrtec®. love the air. >>> welcome back. new claims tonight about how much low-level government employees can find out about you with a few computer keystrokes. whether it's top officials in washington or the director of the national security agency at a convention in las vegas, people don't trust you. >> the office of the director of intelligence released a batch of classified documents on th
ABC
Jul 31, 2013 5:30pm PDT
uncomfortable moment for the head of the national security agency. while national security secrets were leaking all over washington, general keith alexander was at a las vegas hackers convention facing down hecklers. >> we stand for freedom. >> reporter: the heckler took issue with that statement but the director fired back, saying congressional investigators have found no illegal activity by the nsa. >> that's not bull. those are facts. >> reporter: but today brought another blockbuster revelation, a still top secret nsa program leaked by edward snowden to a british newspaper that it says allows u.s. analysts to snoop on, quote, nearly everything a user does on the internet in real time. the guardian story provides a 32-page training guide, showing how the so called x key score program works, sucking up data from 150 sites around the world that can show phone calls, e-mails being written, sites being visited, words being searched. snowden discussed the surveillance program when his story erupted last month. >> i sitting at my desk certainly have the authorities to wire tap anyone. >> reporter:
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